#158: Developing and Sustaining Culture & How to Have Hard Conversations with Julie Mullins

In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear our interview with Julie Mullins, Senior Pastor of Christ Fellowship in West Palm Beach, Florida. This interview is broken into two episodes. In this episode, you will hear Julie talk about organizational leadership, how to develop and sustain culture, her favorite books, her advice to her younger self, and more.

In part one of the interview, which you can listen to in episode #157, you will hear Julie share her advice for women in leadership, how to handle the tension between being a mom and building a ministry, how to make it in leadership over the long-haul, and how to pull off a successful leadership transition. You’ll find links to connect with Julie below. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did!

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Julie’s Bio:

Julie Mullins and her husband, Todd, are the Senior Pastors of Christ Fellowship Church in South Florida.  Christ Fellowship is a diverse, multi-site church that is having a great impact regionally and around the globe. Julie serves on the Directional Leadership Team and is passionate about building healthy church culture and empowering leaders.

Julie started Hope for Freedom – an initiative to fight human trafficking in her home state – and opened the first safe house on the east coast of Florida, caring for trafficked minor girls. Her “favorites” are building a church with her husband, watching their son lead worship and great pastries #foodie. Julie and Todd love serving on the ARC Lead Team and believe in the mission and vision of planting life-giving churches.

Julie’s Recommended Books:

Key Takeaways:

Our culture will either be by design or by default. -Julie Mullins Click To Tweet
Excellence increases influence. -Julie Mullins Click To Tweet
Conflict is an opportunity for unity. -Julie MullinsClick To Tweet

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I Live for God. I am married to the love of my life, Laura. I am the Founder of L3 Leadership. I am the Manager of Outreach and Major Gifts for Light of Life Rescue Mission on the North Side of Pittsburgh. I am a speaker, blogger, fundraiser, runner, P90xer, & fitness coach! I love family, travel, and personal growth!